• Apply for the NZSA Mentor Programme 2017 by 3 Feb

    For your opportunity to be mentored by an established writer, poet, playwright or comic / graphic novelist – apply to NZ Society of Authors by 3 Feb. The deadline is looming for applications to the NZ Society of Authors Mentor programme 2017. We are seeking applications from writers and comic / graphic novelists looking for professional development, a safe space to […]

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  • NZSA Mentor Programme 2017

    The NZ Society of Authors Mentor programme for 2017 seeks applications from writers and comic / graphic novelists looking for professional development, a safe space to discuss their work, intellectual community, role models, accountability and substantive feedback. This year, as part of our commitment to Creative New Zealand, we have again tagged 3 mentorships for […]

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  • Hachette Mentorship Programme – apply between 10 Oct and 13 Nov

    Writers! An opportunity to be mentored by a publisher The New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc), in association with Hachette Australia, are once again offering the opportunity for one writer to work on a new draft of their completed manuscript under the mentorship of Hachette Australia. Now in its second year, this initiative […]

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  • Emerging writers to receive manuscript guidance

    NZ Society of Authors is delighted to announce this year’s CompleteMS recipients.   Thirteen writers with manuscripts spanning contemporary fiction, historical novels, crime / psychological narratives, poetry, short stories, speculative fiction and non-fiction have been chosen for the NZSACompleteMS programme. This programme gives each writer a detailed assessment and feedback on their manuscripts by one of […]

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  • Secondary school writers win mentorships with professional authors

    Three talented secondary school students have been selected as winners of the NZ Society of Authors Youth Mentorship Programme 2016. NZSA’s Youth Mentorship Programme is offered to three young writers (15-18yrs) every year and the selected youths will spend the next few months honing their writing skills and developing their craft under the mentorship of three of New […]

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  • 2016 Mentorships’ announced for writers and graphic novelists 

    Recipients have been selected for the New Zealand Society of Authors Mentorship Programme 2016 with 14 chosen from a pool of 73 applicants. With a high standard of applications and wide variety of fascinating projects, the selection panel had their work cut out for them. The 2016 mentees are a diverse group of emerging writers spread across a wide range of […]

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  • Two authors start 2016 with trans-Tasman mentorship with publisher

    NZSA / Hachette Mentor program recipients announced The New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) and Hachette Australia and New Zealand are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 NZSA / Hachette Mentor Program. Originally only one writer was to get the opportunity to work on a new draft of their completed manuscript […]

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  • For Writers! Apply now to be mentored by an established writer, poet, playwright or comic / graphic novelist

    The NZ Society of Authors Mentor programme for 2016 seeks applications from writers and comic / graphic novelists looking for professional development, a safe space to discuss their work, intellectual community, role models, accountability and substantive feedback. This year, as part of our commitment to Creative New Zealand, we have tagged 3 mentorships for emerging […]

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  • NZSA Mentor Programme

    For writers and comic book / graphic novelists who want professional development, a safe space to discuss their work, intellectual community, role models, accountability and substantive feedback. Applications for 2016 programme have now closed. Applications for the 2017 programme will open December 2016. More

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